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John Duvall principally focuses his practice on trying all forms of labor and employment litigation as well as representing employers in wage and hour matters.

He has experience representing employers in discrimination, harassment, non-compete, trade secret, breach of contact, employee privacy and wrongful termination disputes. He has additional experience in collective bargaining as well as human resource risk-management and compliance.

John is a member of the Section on Urban, State and Local Government Law, the Administrative Law Section and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section, the Local Government Law Section and the Administrative Law Section of The Florida Bar.

John is involved in numerous nonprofit and charitable organizations in the Jacksonville community. He is also a pro bono publico attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.

While at Mercer University, John was Editor-in-Chief of the Mercer Law Review. He was a recipient of the Charles Elihu Nadler Writing Award and the CJS Award for Contributions to Legal Scholarship. He writes an annual article for the Mercer Law Review on recent employment law decisions and has written numerous other articles for a variety of other publications on various labor and employment law topics.

Honors & Awards
  • "Florida Super Lawyers"  by Super Lawyers magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Labor Law, Employment Law and Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Florida Monthly magazine – "Best Lawyer" in Labor and Employment Law
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell